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IDARB ARBITRATORS
Burghard
PILTZ
EXPERT
COUNTRY
Germany
FIELD
Distribution,
Professional details
Ahlers & Vogel
http://www.ahlers-vogel.de
Phone: +49 (40) 37 85 88-21
Phone alternative: 016090579999
Burghard
PILTZ
ARBITRATOR
COUNTRY
Germany
Year of birth
1947
Phone: +49 (40) 37 85 88-21

Curriculum

IDI Functions
Country expert for Germany
Others
Chairman of the Executive Committee of the European-Latinamerican Arbitration Association (ELArb) in Hamburg and president of the Arbitration Centre established by the German-Argentinean Chamber of Commerce, Buenos Aires. Furthermore, he was chairman of the Committee for European Contract Law, established by the Federal Chamber of German Lawyers (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer). Burghard Piltz is counsellor to the president of the International Lawyers´ Association (UIA) since 2001 and a member of the international Incoterms® 2020 Drafting Group, established by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
Year of birth
1947
Education
In Münster, Munich, London and Buenos Aires
Professional qualifications
Attorney (Rechtsanwalt), admitted in 1977
Current professional position
Partner of the law firm Ahlers & Vogel, Hamburg
Accademic position
Professor honoris causae, teaching Private International and Uniform Law, University of Bielefeld (Germany)
Previous position
Founding partner of a German transregional law firm
Practical experience
International business, particularly international sales (Sales, Incoterms) and related transactions (distribution, L/C, etc.)
Languages
German, English, Spanish
Publications:
Languages
German, English, Spanish
Professional qualifications
Law degree, admitted to bar
Experience in the field of distribution
Commercial agency, distributorship, international sales
Litigation experience
Litigation before national courts as counsel.
Arbitration experience
International Arbitration as arbitrator and as counsel.
Distribution cases
  1. A Chilean company was acting as distributor for a Danish company.
  2. A German company had a long-term business relationship with a Chinese company.
  3. A German company appointed a company from an East European country to distribute their products in Central Europe.
  4. A company domiciled in the Near East was nominated by a German company as exclusive distributor in certain Asian and African countries.
  5. A German distributor had a long-standing distributorship relationship with a Dutch company.